Antheraea roylii (Moore, 1859)

Origin :
Flight time :
Overwintering :
Pairing :
Broods :
Egg stage :
Foodplants :
Asia
Depends on origin
Cocoon
20 Hours
Several
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Quercus, Fagus
The caterpillars like warmer conditions. They can reach 8 cm. The  
overwintering cocoon mostly emerges in May, and most will emerge in  
a short time. For pairing they need a medium to larger cage, and cool  
conditions are preferred.
Info

Antheraea roylii 2nd instar © G. Saunders

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